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RMW Collection of England and Great Britain-George IV Shillings

Set Type: Shilling, George IV, 1821-1829, Circulation Issue
Owner: rmw
Last Modified: 9/12/2017
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Rank: 1
Score: 20176
Leading by: 13060
Points to Higher Rank: N/A
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Set Description:

Although George IV (1762-1830) played virtually no active role, he presided , as Regent during the final victory over Napoleon which established Great Britain as the unchallenged superpower of Europe and the world. He was a man of extravagant taste as shown by his building of the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, but his dissolute ways were not admired by the majority of the population, most of whom did not have the vote .He spent extravagantly at a time when a shilling was often all that was paid for a full days work.
Here is a collection of shillings made during that time.
Mintages were:
 Slot DescriptionGradeServiceScore
View Coin 1821 MS 67 NGC 3182
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View Coin 1824 MS 66 NGC 2613
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View Coin 1825 LAUREATE BUST MS 65 NGC 2431
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View Coin 1825 BARE BUST MS 66 NGC 2444
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View Coin 1826 MS 65 NGC 1968
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View Coin 1827 MS 63 NGC 2288
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View Coin 1829 MS 65 NGC 2687
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